The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family
Publish date: May 28th 2013
Edition language: English
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This book is kind of my jam. I worked at a library for 7 years while in high school and college. It was a super great job and I have some very funny memories of certain library patrons and their idiosyncrasies. I split my time between desk shifts and working in book processing. I got to see all...
Josh was six years old, onstage for the first time in the school’s Thanksgiving play when his parents noticed he was acting a little bit strangely. Attributing it to normal six-year-old restlessness his parents didn’t really question it. It wasn’t until he was a 6’7” 20 year-old that he was offici...
Josh Hanagarne is The World's Strongest Librarian, this is his memoir. A most heart-warming story about a boy who was different, who loved books, and who grew up in the Mormon faith. Josh began having tics when he was six years old during a school pageant but he wouldn't be diagnosed with Tourette's...
I am SO glad that the author put Librarian in the title! Otherwise, I may have otherwise missed this gem of a book! I had a hard time putting it down. Not a lot about libraries, but there are some funny stories in there about his work. The majority of the book is about his life in general and a lot ...
To me paradox is that place where the desires, logic and understandings of man intersect with the illogical, infinite, and divine. In that moment we see the difference between what we are capable of and what is possible, and see the miraculous. In that moment emotions flourish. Humility, awe, fear, ...
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